The High Difficulty Of Diagnosing Ovarian CancerIt is a type of cancer known for being one of the "bad ones." Fifty percent of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer do not make it past five years. It is not necessarily because it is so hard to treat -- it is because ovarian cancer is so hard to find.
Make-A-Wish: Tommy's Family Battles Cancer, Travels To ItalyOnce a month on the WCCO Saturday morning show, we're going to try to bring you the story of a different Make-A-Wish child. This time we're introducing you to Tommy Costello, a 15-year-old whose cancer diagnosis was just the start of a harrowing year for his family.
Former Minn. Sen. Rod Grams Dies At 65Former U.S. senator Rod Grams, a popular TV anchorman who went on to become the most conservative politician ever elected to statewide office in Minnesota, has died. He was 65.
Fmr. MN Sen. In Hospice Care: 'I Know We Are Seeing The End'Former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams has entered hospice care following his April 2012 cancer diagnosis. Grams, 65, is in hospice with Stage 4 colon cancer that has spread to other parts of his body. He's at home in his east-central Minnesota town of Crown and said his cancer is too aggressive for chemotherapy.
Beyond Bounds: Gary Lost A Lung, But He's Winning The War Vs. CancerPre-cancer Gary Brausen cruised through 9-mile trail races. Pre-cancer Gary Brausen strapped on ice skates at 6:30 a.m. three days a week, competing against former college hockey standouts. Pre-cancer Gary Brausen never touched a cigarette.
Beyond Bounds: Brock Wood KO'd Cancer, Now Kayaking The MississippiThere are two reasons (one rational, one irrational) why Brock Wood is going to have no problem kayaking the 2,400 miles down the Mississippi this summer.
Doctors Warn: Beware Of 'Cyberchondria'When something doesn't feel right, many go online to search for information on what their symptoms might mean. Cyberchondria is a growing trend in which a person spends hours online reading health websites, self-diagnosing, and stressing out.
Rep. Walz Seeks Review of 31,000 Military DischargesA Minnesota congressman wants thousands of military discharges reviewed, saying a lot of veterans may have been misdiagnosed.
1 Year In The Life Of A Breast Cancer DiagnosisWhen it comes to cancer, WCCO has shared both survival stories and tragic stories with sad endings. But we've never told one like this. For an entire year, our cameras captured an intimate look at Mia Bakker's battle with breast cancer.